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will be announced today in colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york, and tennessee. 20,000 students at those select schools will spend an extra 300 hours per term in class starting next year. it will be up to local districts to decide if school days or school years should be extenzed. >>> very interesting approach there. >>> and a church in boston could soon be seeing a huge influx of cash, but not everyone in the congregation is happy about it. that's the result of a vote that took place yesterday at the old south church in boston's historic back bay. >>> and then members voted to sell one of the church's two copies of the book, first book published in north america. could be sold for, get this, up to $25 million. >> wow. the money will be used for outreach projects and renovations. but some members say the church is selling off hiftd. but they're going to do a lot of good with the $25 million if they do, indeed, garner it. >> i would hope $25 million would do some good. >> outreach. renovations. >> good. hopefully good in the community as well. and all that good stuff. we'll see what they
. jon schriffen, abc news, new york. >> should be fascinating what answer they come up with. obviously, it's best known for those fiery images. but in its heyday, that was the fastest and most comfortable way to get across the atlantic. so it was a milestone at the time. of course, we remember how it ended, just like the "titanic." we remember the tragedy, not the accomplishment. >> that was the first trip from europe to north america of the 1937 and they didn't have a full airship, only 36 passengers. at that time in 1937, $400 per ticket, one way, $720 round trip. think of what that would cost in today's parameters. >> no kidding. we'll get answers perhaps on sunday. >>> well before jon stewart and steven colbert, political satire was in the pages of "mad" magazine. >> and now "mad" is celebrating 60 years of poking fun. it's coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world ♪ ♪ mad world mad world >>> nice song choice, guys. "mad" magazine is celebrating 60 years of making fun of the american landscape with a brand new book. >> it's called "totally mad -- 60 years of humor, sa
. all right. boomie aglietti is our champion. met an attractive swiss girl in new york city. didn't gename, but intelligent young fellow that he is, did what to try and track her down? so i went back to the lobby of the dorm where she lived and i kind of snuck my way in through the--through the guards, and i posted a sign that said, "missing--beautiful french, uh, beautiful swiss girl" in french. and, uh, i left kind of a dummy e-mail address just in case she happened to see it, and she did respond. and then some--for some reason, i moved out of new york. so i don't know why. you're a writer. yeah. yeah. great beginning, lousy ending. terrible, terrible. okay, maas we continue. uh, entertainer's twitter bio for $200, please. first clue in the category... who is charlie sheen? twitter bios for $400. and that's the great humor of jimmy fallon. silas, go again. rtainer's bios for $600. who is o'brien? conan o'brien, yes. twitter for $800. who is kathy griffin? finish the category. who is kim kardashian? pastimes for $200. what is pez? uh, pastimes for $400. take a page from this past
coming up. >>> meantime, it feels like spring here in new york city. that's about to change, too. >>> christmas cheer in washington interruptedly controversy. superstar singer psy's explosive onstage rants against americans, happened before he made it big here with "gangnam style." >>> we showed you our trip to robin's. we're heading back. revealing our traditions now at robin's home for christmas. what a visit it was. >>> we begin with the australian z deejays speaking out for the first time. cecilia vega is in sydney with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. they say this was supposed to be a simple, harmless prank that lasted no more than 30 seconds. they thought they would be hung up on immediately. we all know that is far from what happened. >> personally i'm -- >> reporter: the two australian deejays behind the phony phone call came out of hiding overnight. offering a tearful apology to the family of the nurse. >> shattered, gutted, heart broken. incredibly sorry for this situation and what's happened. >> there's not a minute that goes by that
to kill him after his attempts to contact the singer failed. the hitmen were on their way to new york to kill bieber when they miss add exit they ended up at the -- at the canadian board are where they were detained. >>> breaking news on san mateo bridge, fatal accident that may cause problems for the morning commute. sue is following the information she will buy it to you in a few minutes -- she will bring it to you in a few minutes. [ inaudible ] >>> breaking news on the san mateo bridge where there's been a fatal accident sue is following that. >>> it happened 4:00 this
to hurt anybody. >> even so authorities are investigating whether any crime was committed. abc news, new york. >> ama: well, let's get a check on the weather with sandy patel. our weather is changing. >> let's show you an outside shot. you can see how beautiful it alongs towards the golden gate bridge here. lots of sunshine out there. a few high clouds and that's it. let's go to live doppler 7hd right now and i'll show you what it looks like from this perspective. skies are clear. and we have no rain to speak of right now but our own radar on mt. st. helena will be tracking rain. today was warm, mild to warm, depending on where you are, and warm enough to set records. keptfield, 70 degrees, tied the previous record. 66 at the oakland airport. that actually broke its previous record by one degree. downtown oakland with 70 degrees. san jose, 67. up to 67 in half moon bay. san francisco, 66 degrees and a nice day down in upper napa area. 71 today. here are your current temperatures. still mild. 68 in oakland. 63 in san francisco. we have 66 degrees in san rafael. here are the highlights. cl
to contact the singer failed. his so-called hit men were on the way to new york to kill bieber when they missed their exit. they were stopped by border patrol agents in canada. >>> an offensive restaurant raw seat may result in a lawsuit. three women were outraged after discovering the words "fat girls" at the top of their check. the restaurant's bartender typed it in to help identify the table. the women say they now have an attorney and are considering a suit. legal experts say it may be a tough case to win because being over wait is not a constitutionally protected status. >>> check your iphone. the long awaited google maps is coming up, possibly sometime tonight. neither google nor apple would comment. it would be a welcome addition for iphone users who were unhappy with the apple made replacent in. >> if you have been watching abc7 you know we have been raising food for the food beak. it is the share your holiday food drive. we broadcast around the bay area. we were at union square. larry beil and michael finney were in walnut creek. so far we raised $13,000 and more than 2500
the singer failed. his so-called hit men were on the way to new york to kill bieber when they missed their exit. they were stopped by border patrol agents in canada. >>> an offensive restaurant raw seat may result in a lawsuit. three women were outraged after discovering the words "fat girls" at the top of their check. the restaurant's bartender typed it in to help identify the table. the women say they now have an attorney and are considering a suit. legal experts say it may be a tough case to win because being over wait is not a constitutionally protected status. >>> check your iphone. the long awaited google maps is coming up, possibly sometime tonight. neither google nor apple would comment. it would be a welcome addition for iphone users who were unhappy with the made replacent in. >> if you have been watching abc7 you know we have been raising food for the food beak. it is the share your holiday food drive. we broadcast around the bay area. we were at union square. larry beil and michael finney were in walnut creek. so far we raised $13,000 and more than 2500 pounds of food. th
, abc news, new york. >> what a story. >>> now, let's turn to sam with some cold air and snow coming up for parts of the region? >> yeah. at some point, elizabeth, we're going to be talking snow by the time the weekend is done. so, let's set it up. we have beautiful, mild temperatures heading into the weekend. memphis, to dallas, to houston, to new orleans, to atlanta. all those numbers in the 60s and 70s. even raleigh and washington coming in with good temperatures. the bitter cold air stays north of the border. watch the temperatures drop. denver, 19 by sunday, 28 by monday. there's snow moving in. could be more than three inches of snow, moving in with this area. and even in dallas, by the time we get to the end of the weekend, to the first of the week, the outskirts of town could be picking up light snow with this cold air. you're 40 by the time we get to monday. chicago, if you get snow this weekend, then you won't have the longest stretch of no-snow days. if you don't get it this weekend, it is the longest stretch of no-snow days, since they've been keeping records in that area. t
dramatically as a matter of fact. why are prices going down and how far? abc's john schriffen is in new york city with some answers. john, good morning. >> reporter: dan, good morning. experts say one of the reasons prices are going down, because after issues earlier this year refineries are back up and running at normal capacity on the east and west coast. with plenty of gas to go around, we'll actually see prices keep falling. drivers can play a game of driver limbo. see how low these prices will go. this weekend, as drivers pull up to the pump and check out the price of gas, they're noticing a welcome trend. >> they're lowering it. it's amazing. >> reporter: just how great has it been? take a look. a month ago, the average was $3.50. last week, it dropped to $3.40. and now, it's down, again, nearly 14 cents from the average a month ago. >> aaa's prediction is that, by christmas, we should have prices between $3.20 and $3.40. >> i'm thrilled. i mean, i have to buy gas no matter what, the fact that it costs a little bit less with christmas coming up. >> reporter: so, what's causing the sudd
pushing off the east coast. new york city is sunny. and 46 degrees check out minneapolis, 32 degrees. if you have travel plns to denver or salt lake city, big snow storm headed for the area. keep that in mind. you can kind delays there by afternoon. traveling into southern california storm brought us light rain this morning pushing down to palm springs tomorrow. 66 degrees, 55 and 54 in fresno. tahoe, light snow now, tomorrow more sunshine. 33 degrees and 53 tomorrow in sacramento. our highs, locally, for your thursday, sunny conditions after a cold start, 50. 55 san francisco. 54 concord, antioch, 55. morgan hill, 54 degrees. enjoy the break tomorrow. so nice. >> yes. sounds like it. thank you. >> still ahead here how obesity can increase problem was people's vision. >> and how the smallest amount of smoking with hurt women. >> and a new development in new jersey girls campaign calling for a popular toy in gender neutral colors. >> also, a texas man gets pulled over prepared for a ticket what. he says happened next that changed his life. >>> check healthy living news a study shows l
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